General Engineering Superintendent

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Piran Rwanda Ltd holds mining licenses over the Musha-Ntunga mines in the eastern province of Rwanda. The company currently extracts Sn-Ta concentrate and is rapidly increasing production. An aggressive exploration programme is planned for the next 1 year to 18 months with the aim of defining significant new resources.

Title: General Engineering Superintendent

Qualification and Experience:

  • Experience working in the mining industry for at least 5yrs including experience with underground mining.
  • Experience in mechanical and electrical engineering jobs for >10years.
  • Expertise in maintaining mineral processing plant equipment such as jaw crusher, cone crusher, spirals, jigs.
  • Planning maintenance tasks for preventive maintenance, major shutdown events, and spares ordering.
  • Leadership capability on handling, delegating, training and conducting performance review for engineering staff.

Principal responsibilities:

Areas of responsibility:

  • Underground mining support including electrical infrastructure, ventilation, mining equipment (fixed and mobile)
  • Plant support for a hard rock processing plant incorporating crushing and gravity separation
  • Full management of surface mining fleet
  • Site support including camp and other infrastructure

Manage the maintenance and engineering team across the project site, covering:

  • Plan and coordinate maintenance and construction jobs around the mine site
  • Manage budgets and procurement for engineering services, ensuring sufficient spares and equipment are on-site in a timely manner for continual production and completion of specific projects
  • Ensure the efficiency of the engineering function
  • Responsible for safety across the engineering function, identifying hazards and assessing risks and ensuring suitable risk mitigation practices are in place
  • Manage personnel, contractors, and resources
  • Develop personnel in the section through effective training
  • Be prepared to work shifts, assist in other departments, be on standby and work overtime as required


Interested and qualified applicants should submit their applications and attach below documents via email to

Addressed to; The General Manager Piran Rwanda Ltd explaining your suitability for the position,

  • Curriculum vitae with 3 referee names.
  • Copy of a degree.
  • Copy of National Identity Card.
  • The deadline for application is Thursday 22 December 2019.


Only Shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.